Grab a ticket, jump around and wait impatiently – for the BlizzCon 2014 is just around the corner! And with it, comes the 2014 Hearthstone World Championships, but don’t forget, the Group Stage of the WCS already starts on November 2nd as only the final matches of the Group Stage and the Knockout phase of the tournament will be played at Blizzcon.
Hearthstone World Championship 2014 Facts:
- Date: 11/02/2014 – 11/08/2014
- Opening Weekend (11/02/2014 – 11/03/2014)
- Main Event during Blizzcon 2014 (11/07/2014 – 11/08/2014)
- Total Prize Money: $ 250,000
- 16 Players
- Bets and odds available
- view tournament overview for full facts
And who is playing?
The groups have already been drafted, the prize pools in place and all that is left is the event itself. 16 participants wait impatiently for November 2014, for their time to shine has arrived. 4 from America, 4 from EU, 4 from China, 2 from Korea and 2 from Taiwan, these participants are hoping to smash the event with their own unique collection of cards.
Want to watch the Hearthstone WCS live?
The fans, consisting of more than 20 million Hearthstone players, are scurrying about trying to get a ticket to Blizzcon 2014 where everything has already been sold out! The venue? Convention. The stakes? $100 k to the first place. The winner? Remains to be seen… but if you want to watch it live we can help you – all matches of the Hearthstone World Championship will be streamed live.
Metallica is coming to Blizzcon
To top it all off, Blizzard has managed to get hold of Metallica for the closing ceremony of the Blizzcon! Yes, you read it right! Metallica would be playing on the night of November the 8th, before a packed house of Hearthstone and Blizzard fans! What more could a fan ask for? You get to see developer panels, interviews, action packed eSports tournaments, the well acclaimed Friday night contests and Metallica – all live! Yes, that is every reason to jump up and down!
Hearthstone has really come a far way since January, when it was initially released in beta phase. The game, only a card game to some while a battle to others, has accumulated astounding stats. Taken from Hearthstone site, the game as of now boosts more than 20 million players, 500 k unique players and more than 2 billion hours played! The game has no doubt spread rapidly. What remains to be seen, however, is how well its first World Championship pans out to be…
7th November. Just a regular Friday night to some, a gateway to popularity for 16.
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